Breaking the Fine Rain of Death: African American Health Issues and a Womanist Ethic of Care
Townes describes the lamentable history of health care in African American communities, offers models of care that have worked, and provides practical recommendations that are both sensitive to class and cultural context, and relevant to the needs of the Black Church and the African American community.
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